Science in a Golden Age - Pioneers of Engineering: Al-Jazari and the Banu Musa

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The introduction of machines in the 17th century, often powered by water or steam, revolutionised food production, medicine, housing, and clothing. In this episode of Science in a Golden Age, theoretical physicist, Jim al-Khalili examines the intricate automatic devices from the Islamic world, which paved the way for Europe's industrial revolution some 800 years later.

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